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Synonyms for amicus curiae

an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case

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Inconsistent local ordinances harm the sales of affected retailers, force the layoff of employees, deprive retailers of their existing inventory of bags, and impose an expensive and complex requirement on multisite retailers to comply with varying ordinances across the state," wrote Edward Burbach in a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of the Texas Retailers Association in support of the merchants.
2, APHA, with several other public health advocacy organizations, filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the plaintiffs in Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, Planned Parenthood of St.
Friend-of-the-court briefs offer an opportunity to inform the court of legal arguments or practical implications the parties might not know or simply overlook.
The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC) filed a friend-of-the-court brief opposing the sectarian prayers.
In a separate friend-of-the-court brief, the Knights of Columbus called for the lower court to be overturned.
If allowed to stand, the ruling would disrupt the workers' compensation market in Alabama, according to the National Association of Independent Insurers, which has filed a friend-of-the-court brief and supports the appeal.
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Florida's case against American Express.
In its friend-of-the-court brief filed today at the high court, the ACLJ makes several arguments.
Among the many friend-of-the-court briefs submitted to the Supreme Court in support of the Affordable Care Act are two signed by APHA.
Fortunately, the county supervisors will allow McCormack to submit a friend-of-the-court brief when the full 9th Circuit reconsiders the ruling.
Dozens of other friend-of-the-court briefs had already been filed, leading court watchers to surmise that the Administration will take no position in the case.
The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) brief supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling that employees of outsourced aircraft repair shops must undergo periodic drug and alcohol testing.
Several prominent Religious Right groups have filed friend-of-the-court briefs in support of a North Carolina county that wants to continue sectarian prayers before council meetings.
Every gun death is a unique tragedy, but taken together the approximately 30,000 lives lost each year in the United States to firearms-related suicide, homicide and deaths from accidental shootings are a public health phenomenon that has attracted serious study," the friend-of-the-court brief stated.
Smyth said he was thrilled with Young's decision to join Lockyer's friend-of-the-court brief supporting arguments by county lawyers that the Board of Supervisors properly followed state law in rejecting Cemex's application for a surface mining permit after the mining company refused to complete an additional traffic study.